Lecture by David MacKay, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change. Given at UC Berkeley on April 8, 2010. Sponsored by the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative.
David MacKay is the Chief Scientific Adviser to the U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change. He is author of the bestselling popular book “Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air” (www.withouthotair.com) which aims to debunk popular myths about various energy sources and give the public the tools necessary to evaluate policy proposals. MacKay is also a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge.